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by bugboy2
Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Turbo stynogyrus
Replies: 1
Views: 732

Re: Turbo stynogyrus

Turbo stenogyrus is called the miniature turbo, size varies from 10 mm to 35 mm. They may work for very small crabs,
by bugboy2
Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Ecuadorian Shells based on research
Replies: 2
Views: 893

Re: Ecuadorian Shells based on research

I've updated the taxonomy of the shells listed previously: Achatina spp . (Japanese land snail): (African in origin) internet source. Babylonia areolata - Areola/spotted Babylon (SE Asia; Philippines; Formosa; China) internet source. Babylonia japonica - Japanese Babylon (Korea; Japan; Taiwan) inter...
by bugboy2
Mon Oct 24, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Identification please
Replies: 4
Views: 863

Re: Identification please

http://simplyshells.com.au/shop/land-sn ... wn-ridged/
They are in Australia but ship internationally
by bugboy2
Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Offering New Shells
Replies: 6
Views: 803

Re: Offering New Shells

At our place we have shell swap Sunday every week! :lol:
by bugboy2
Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Why do crabs bury shells?
Replies: 7
Views: 1967

Re: Why do crabs bury shells?

these make great shell shops I've used them for years with the crabs
https://www.bioquip.com/Search/DispProd ... ?pid=1426A
by bugboy2
Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Shells
Topic: Ecuadorian Shells based on research
Replies: 2
Views: 893

Ecuadorian Shells based on research

Been hoping to start an E colony in the spring and have been researching conditions, habitats and most importantly shells. Two good science-based resources came up: Abrams, Peter. "Shell Selection and Utilization in a Terrestrial Hermit Crab, Coenobita Compressus (H. Milne Edwards)." Oecologia 34.2 ...
by bugboy2
Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New member
Replies: 6
Views: 93

Re: New member

Some of them 10+ years, they have traveled across the country with me. Hopping to start a crabitat for a large colony of E's soon. My current guys are PP's.
by bugboy2
Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New member
Replies: 6
Views: 93

New member

New member here, but not new to crab keeping. I have kept hermits since my teenage years (many many decades ago). LOL. I am an entomologist and have always been fascinated by the world of creatures with more than 4 legs.
by bugboy2
Fri Sep 09, 2016 8:36 am
Forum: Archivables
Topic: MO, KS, OK, AR Adopters
Replies: 1
Views: 246

MO, KS, OK, AR Adopters

KANSAS I live in Lawrence, KS and would love to adopt your crablets. I have decades of experience and currently have room for several crabs in the 55 gallon crabitat. Experienced with C. clypeatus and C. compressus. At this time I am only adopting Ecuadorian crabs as they need the most care of the ...